Bollywood pays respects to Yash Chopra

Last Updated: Fri, Oct 26, 2012 12:20 hrs

Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) Bollywood celebrities Thursday paid their respects to legendary filmmaker Yash Chopra who passed away Oct 21. The 'chautha' ceremony, the fourth day ritual after the cremation, was held at the Yash Raj Studios.

Many Bollywood celebs were present. Among them: Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Jitendra, Gulzar, Vinod Khanna, Shatrughan Sinha, Subhash Ghai, Mahesh Bhatt, Hrithik Roshan, Boney Kapoor, Anupam Kher, Kirron Kher, Sonakshi Sinha, Milan Luthria, Farah Khan, Anushka Sharma, Pankaj Udhas, Ashutosh Gowariker, Javed Akhtar, Ranveer Singh, Juhi Chawla, Zoya Akhtar, Ameesha Patel, Madhur Bhandarkar and Ramesh Taurani.

Veteran 80-year-old filmmaker Yash Chopra died here at the Lilavati Hospital Sunday, following multiple organ failure resulting from complications that arose after contracting dengue.

Yash Chopra gave romance a new meaning with films like "Daag", "Kabhi Kabhie", "Silsila", "Chandni", and "Dil Toh Pagal Hai" and his own favourite "Lamhe".

Before his death, he was busy shooting for "Jab Tak Hai Jaan" with Shah Rukh Khan, Katrina Kaif and Anushka Sharma. He had completed the entire schedule, except for a song.

The film is slated for release Diwali, Nov 13.

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